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Machine safety automation engineer

  • £ Salary: Negotiable per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Farimah Beigi
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 02 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JN -052023-478993

Role: Machine safety Automation engineer #Jobopportunity
Location: Ireland Limerick - Fully on site - Full time minimum 40 hours per week
Type: 12-month initial contract with possibility of extension


  • EU or British nationality or stamp 4
  • Around 4 years of experience working with automated control systems as part of a machine design team.
  • Strong Safety PLC experience in Allen Bradley GuardLogix, Pilz.
  • Experience in identifying corrective actions and solutions for EHS hazards and risks identified during risk assessments
  • Experience in the completion of electrical inspection and verification test protocols.
  • Working knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations
  • Background in Automation / Electrical engineering is desirable.
  • Understanding of legislation / legal requirements in such a role.
  • Must know how to produce documentation or be familiar with steps on how to produce / Know when documentation is required.
  • Background in Machine Safety - either as an automation or electrical engineer
  • Designing, developing, and implementing in safety compliant manner while driving and developing own and business awareness of machine safety requirements
  • Third level qualification Degree in Engineering with a background in Electrical Engineering and machine safety a distinct advantage.


  • Ensure changes meets corporate and regulatory requirements from a Machine Safety & Risk Management perspective
  • Develop / Approve of Design and qualification of machine safety changes
  • Carry out Machine Risk Assessments as per ISO 12100 / ISO 14121-1
  • Manage essential project documentation from design through to inspection and verification documentation ensuring cross functional alignment.
  • Standardisation of vendor quality of safety documentation design through to build.

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